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intense days leading up to the overthrow of the egyptian president, hosni mubarak. tanks and armored vehicles, and snipers all over the place. hundreds of egyptian protesters killed. and then it was over. the arab spring had come to egypt. those were days of high optimism. i was in egypt with secretary of state hillary clinton a few weeks after the revolution. we walked around tahrir square with little security. egyptians were thrilled to see her. i remember the near euphoria when she went to the nearby u.s. ambassador to thank the american diplomats for all their hard work during those difficult days. >> madam secretary, what do you think about tahrir square? >> well, it was very exciting and moving for me to go to tahrir square and have some sense of what those amazing days must have been like here in cairo. and i am so looking forward to helping in any way that we can, in this transformation, and all the work that needs to be done. >> reporter: that was then, this is egypt now, huge concrete blocks surround all the entrances to the u.s. embassy. that reads free egypt, free palesti
. that was cairo two years ago. hosni mubarak was in power. in 18 days he would step down. the country has seen very few calm days since. egypt's first ever free election put a president in office who has still not closed the gap between the government and a frustrated local and vocal opposition. the population who want even more change. i want to bring in reza sayah in cairo. take us to the scene in cairo there behind you. i understand that protesters have gathered. there are some police officers that are hurt. this is just in cairo alone. >> reporter: yes, suzanne. there have been clashes here. we don't want to blow things out of proportion. here in cairo the violence has been limited to about two streets. behind us there's a street that leads to the interior ministry and other government buildings. police erected a large barrier. what you have is on one side protesters teenagers throwing rocks and debris over the barrier at police. police responding by firing tear gas. sometimes police themselves throwing rocks at the protesters, which is probably not a strategy you'll find in a police train
been controversy that we are sending f-16s over a deal made with then-president hosni mubarak in 2010. is that our best move? >> this is confusing in a lot of ways from what the president's agenda. what is the president's goal in the middle-east? what is the president's goal throughout the world with the fight on terrorism? i think there are so many mixed messages that it's hard to understand what is the strategy here? how are we going to control terrorism whether it's in afghanistan or the middle-east or in iran? so to be sending f-16s into the middle-east at this time, again sends a message, are we going to lead or lead from behind. >> congresswoman, if we cut off aid to egypt at this point, we are going on cut off an important rale relationship? >> this is not just about aid. this is about some very sophisticated military weapon systems in the hands a government at this particular point that we are not really sure how effective they are going to be. i mean... part of it is the congress's fault. it is not just the president, you know, following through on what was in place for egypt
powerful leaders like egypt's hosni mubarak and libya's moammar gadhafi, and unleashing a flood of illegal weapons. >> when gadhafi was falling, i was there at the time, i had never seen so many weapons in my entire life. and they were just being taken from depots, they were being handed over to militant groups. and then they went all over the region. they went from country to country, and they fell into the hands of militant groups. and this is no longer theoretical. seven americans have been killed, including a u.s. master, just in the last four months. >> call it the downside of the arab spring. revolutions that the u.s. are actively, tacitly supported in places like libya and egypt have left shaking governments in place and more instability to an already volatile region. delaware democratic senator chris coons shares the senate foreign relations subcommittee on africa and he joins me now. senator coons, thank you so much for being on the program. >> thank you, luke. >> i want to ask you, we were very much supportive here in the united states two years ago, on the two-year anniversary o
in a violent start to the second anniversary of the uprigss that tloed ouster of hosni mubarak. the protesters are unhappy with the progress that's been made since the revolution. and this shines a light on the ongoing divide between islamists and their secular opponents. >>> a new threat from north korea. pyongyang threatened to attack south korea if seoul joins in a new round of united nations sanctions. north korea calls the sanctions, quote, a declaration of war. >>> and as if the flu season wasn't enough to worry about, a new strain of the norovirus stomach bug is sweeping through the u.s. and it's nasty with gut-wrenching effects that experts say can be even harder to fight off than the flu. it's also easily spread through touching a contaminated surface or eating food handled by an infected person. >>> sports for disabled students is the focus of a sweeping now policy. the department of education is ordering schools to include disabled students in existing sports programs or create equal alternative options. >>> we're hearing now from the fake girlfriend in the manti te'o hoax. these ar
that toppled hosni mubarak. cnn's reza sayah is in cairo. what is happening there now? this has been going on all day. what is happening now? >> it is 9:00 p.m. local time, victor, and here in tahrir square we're starting to see some of the protesters leave. there are still several thousand people here, but things relatively calm at this location. however, in other parts of cairo, in other parts of egypt, things seem to be escalating, we're seeing violence in pockets of clashes in the side streets, few blocks away from tahrir square. we're seeing clashes between protesters and police in front of the state tv building here in cairo, several blocks away. we're also seeing clashes, we can also tell you that protesters have blocked off traffic in both directions. the 6th of october bridge, a major bridge over the river. they also blocked off a subway system here near in tahrir square. hard to believe it was two years ago, but an uprising here in egypt eventually toppled then president hosni mubarak, and it started right here in tahrir square this iconic landmark, people gathered and demanded a
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and international outrage. >>> in egypt, former president hosni mubarak will get a new trial. his lawyer believes the retrial could take place within two months. mubarak's currently serving a life sentence for ordering the killing of peaceful protesters during the egyptian uprising. the 84-year-old was deposed after 30 years in power. >>> the u.s. is experiencing strange weather. temperatures in california and arizona have temperatures 30 below normal but parts of the east coast, folks are walking around in shorts. the spring-like weather, though, is sadly not expected to last long. weather forecasters say by the middle of next week it will be cold again. it is january. >>> less than three hours from now, stars will start strolling down that red carpet for the much-anticipated golden globes. cnn entertainment correspondent nischelle turner joins us now from beverly hills and nischelle, what's happening there? >> reporter: well, martin, you know when i talked to you just about an hour ago, the red carpet was pretty bare. now it is starting to fill up with the likes of the industry types, people li
. a political wound may be reopened in egypt. hosni mubarak won his appeal and is going to get a new trial. an egyptian court overturned his life sentence for his role in killing protesters. mubarak supporters cheered in court when the decision came down. mubarak will remain in custody until the new trial begins. the next court date, likely in april. >>> new allegations of gang rapes sparking outrage again in india. seven men gang raped a woman this weekend. the victim, a 29-year-old woman says she was riding a bus home friday when she was attacked. >> they threatened me with a sharp weapon. they kept me confined all through the night and forced me to do what they wanted. >> police are searching for a seventh suspect. a 23-year-old indian woman died from injuries after she was gang raped on a bus. this is belfast in northern ireland, protesters throwing bottles and rocks. police answering with tear gas and water hoss. tension between them are the highest in years. the government changed the rules to limit the flying of the flag there to 18 days a year. that's what the protest is about. >>>
president hosni mubarak won a retrial during the 2011 revolution. responsible for the murders by government security forces. both were sentenced to life in prison. the retrial based on the same evidence, but this time judges will be allowed to consider mubarak's health. he recently broke his ribs in a fall. his trial drew the world's attention because he was the first arab leader to be jailed by his own people and he appeared in court lying on a hospital bed confined to a cage. i'm joined now by cairo by sarah. early afternoon where you are. what is the reaction there? >> so far, a lot of uncertainty about how there will be no evidence submitted to the court. mubarak that there is new evidence that could be accepted by the court. but everyone is wondering about the fact, the fact-finding commission mohammed horsy and whether the evidence accepted by the court or not. >> do we have any idea how quickly this retrial might happen? >> the lawyer estimates it should take place within two months, not before that. >> egypt certainly has struggled to move to democracy. most recently the controversy
with then egyptian president hosni mubarak in 2010 includes 16 f-16 and 200 tanks. some member of congress fear egypt islamist leder could use the weapons against israel. >> i am scared to death, that israelis that i have met as i have been around the country there. people fighting for israel. to me is a forward outpost for us, they are going to die because this administration sent weapons to be used against the allies. >> we have been contacting the colleagues in the congress in hopes that that approval will be forthcoming soon. it's needed here. >> late today, the pentagon called egypt a strategic parter in for the u.s. to efforts to stabilize the region. said canceling the f-16 shipment would send a damaging and lasting signal to egypt civilian and military leadership. bret? >> bret: thank you. the white house will move forward with john allen as commanderer of nato forces in europe. he was cleared of any wrongdoing regarding e-mails with a florida woman indirectly linked to scand that cost c.i.a. director david petraeus his job. allen's nomination placed on hold during that investigation. no grap
powell tells us things got rough. >> with the years after mass protest brought down hosni mubarak, egypt remains as volatile as ever. thousands turned out across the country. antigovernment rallies. dozens were injured in alexandria, suez and cairo. police responded with tear gas and rubber bullets in scenes that are too frequent in the past two years. eegypt is deeply divided with many believing that newly elected mohammed morsi halftimeed the revolution. >> i would like to morsi to drop the brotherhood. become president for all egyptians. egyptians can get rid of you like with the previous leader. >> opposition groups accuse him of being autocratic. they have a national election, but they complain it's anti-democratic. >> we want democratic constitution. aside from organizing protest, they have been ineffective to challenge morsi and the muslim brotherhood at ballot box. they lack a leader let alone a policy to turn egypt around. egyptians will elect a new partparliament this spring. they are trying to use the anger to propel the opposition forward. if they can it would mean a signific
hosni mubarak. skirmishes are breaking out. anti-government protestis being planned for later today. at the live desk, melissa mollet, news 4. >>> one of the biggest pro life ralls will take place in washington. they're here for the annual march for life. tracie potts is live on capitol hill with more. >> we're hearing there could be hundreds of thousands of people on the mall again today. we had a big day with inauguration but since the 40th anniversary of roe v. wade fell on the day after, they moved this event to friday. 40 years afro versus wade decision that the u.s. supreme court still high emotions, still lots of opinions about abortion in this country. some changes over 40 years. of course, federal funding is banned. in just the last two years, there have been 135 state restrictions on abortion rights. advocates are concerned about that. >> now all of the issue is but will abortion be available because at the states there are so many restrictions being passed? >> it hasn't changed the fact that abortion is a serious lethal violation of fundamental human rights and that women
anniversary of the uprising that led to the outster of hosni mubarak. now they say that morsi is just one dictator replacing another. >>> and north korea turning its anger toward the south. they warn of what they call physical countermeasures against south korea if they directly participate in u.n. sanctions against the north. they say the u.n. resolution passed earlier this week is equivalent to a declaration of war. >>> we told you about the plan to allow women to combat positions in the military. leon panetta made it official. panetta sang the praises of women who are served, are serving, or paid the ultimate price. up in the next half hour. we'll speak with sfwlnzoe bedele of four women who filed a lawsuit challenging the pentagon policy, and kingsley browne, who wrote "coed combat," a book against women in combat. >>> frightening video. a 1-year-old girl ejected from a car during an icy crash in russia the child laying on the road and a huge semi truck barely misses her. here it is in slow motion. wow. the driver lost control of the suv while trying to pass another car. the child not
outrage. >>> in egypt, former president hosni mubarak will get a new trial. his lawyer believes the retrial could take place within two months. mubarak's currently serving a life sentence for ordering the killing of peaceful protesters during the egyptian uprising. the 84-year-old was deposed after 30 years in power. >>> today also marks the one-year anniversary since the "costa concordia" disaster and the cruise ship is still laying on its side. hundreds of people who are working on that wreck are observing a moment of silence to commemorate the disaster. at least 32 passengers and crew died went ship sank off the coast of italy. officials announced that that ship will be towed to port in one piece in september. italian prosecutors are still weighing charges against the ship's captain. >>> we turn now to the nation's capital. ♪ where you can see, from these picture, preparations are under way for the next presidential inauguration. the band's playing "hail to the chief" but that of course is not president barack obama. it's his stand-in at today's big dress rehearsal. athena
but is in critical condition. >>> a political wound may be reopened in egypt. former president hosni mubarak has won his appeal and is going to get a new trial. an egyptian court overturned mubarak's life sentence for his role in the killing of protesters during egypt's revolution. mubarak supporters cheered in court when the decision came down. mubarak will remain in custody until his new trial starts. his lawyer says the next court date likely in april. >>> hundreds of thousands of people opposing same-sex marriage rallied in the streets of paris today. france's president is pushing a plan to legalize same-sex marriage and adoptions, but it's facing strong opposition from the roman catholic church and social conservatives. the plan, expected to be voted on by the national assembly in february or march. >>> new allegations of gang rape sparking outrage again in india. police say seven men gang raped a woman this weekend. the victim is a 29-year-old woman. she says she was riding a bus home friday night when she was attacked. police arrested six men. they are searching for a seventh suspect. it is a
it a day at a time. >>> a political wound may be reopened in egypt. former president hosni mubarak has won his appeal and is going to get a new trial. an egyptian court overturned mubarak's life sentence for his role in the killing of protesters during egypt's revolution. mubarak supporters cheered in court when that decision came down. mubarak will remain in custody until his new trial starts. the next court date is likely in april. >>> a somber day for families marking the one-year anniversary of the costa con koerds ya cruise liner tragedy. 32 passengers and crew who died aboard the massive ship were remembered during a mass today on the small italian island where the liner ran aground. the ship is partially submerged still in the harbor. it's captain could face charges denying he did anything wrong. >>> the nfl playoffs are down to the final four. the atlanta falcons kicked that game wingfield goal in the final seconds defeating seattle 30-28. atlanta advancing to the conference championship game next week against san francisco. in the meantime, tom brady led new england to a 41-28 win
at those ongoing celebrations marking two years since the uprising that toppled former president hosni mubarak. we're going to keep our eye on what's going on in tahrir square and bring you details right here. >>> back here at home from last-minute voter i.d. bills to laws limiting voting, republicans pulled out all the stops to try and win the presidency and the wheels haven't stopped turning. reince priebus is backing a plan by republicans in virginia and other battleground states that president obama won in 2012 that would change how those states electoral college votes are allocated. one electoral vote would be awarded to the winner of each congressional district. had that plan been in effect in 2012, instead of president obama gaining 332 to romney's 226, romney would have won with 226 electoral votes despite losing the popular vote. joining me now, ed schultz, host of the "ed show." let's take a look at how virginia would have gone if governor romney had take ten. president obama earned all 13 electoral votes. under this plan, romney would have earned 9 to the president's 4. virg
. >> the second anniversary of the revolution that ousted hosni mubarak. they say morrissey has betrayed the revolution, and dozens were injured. some hospitalized. nbc's amman joins me from cairo. let's talk about the protests, pro and conmorsi today. what is the overall feeling about president morsi two years in? >> if we had to measure it by the show of force or the protesters that are out today, you would say that on the second anniversary, his popularity among those on the streets, is very low. in fact, you know, andrea, we're standing several hundred feet among one of the streets near the division building here, and the tear gas that is being used is so strong we can feel it here in our office. these clashes have been by protesters who say that president morsi and the muslim brotherhood are taking over egypt and betraying the aspirations of a revolution they foot for two years ago. now, no doubt, president morsi and the muslim brotherhood enjoy support and popularity. they are not on the streets today. that is because the muslim brotherhood has ordered their supporters and their fo
on the second anniversary of the uprising that toppled long time leader hosni mubarak. we'll have a report live from cairo coming up later in the house. i'm up next, but now i'm singing the heartburn blues. hold on, prilosec isn't for fast relief. cue up alka-seltzer. it stops heartburn fast. ♪ oh what a relief it is! your financial advisor should focus on your long-term goals, not their short-term agenda. [ woman ] if you have the nerve to believe that cookie cutters should be for cookies, not your investment strategy. if you believe in the sheer brilliance of a simple explanation. [ male announcer ] join the nearly 7 million investors who think like you do: face time and think time make a difference. join us. [ male announcer ] at edward jones, it's how we make sense of investing. i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios >>> in his first interview since the inauguration, president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton t
. the unrest started last week on the second anniversary of the uprising that overthrew former president, hosni mubarak. >>> a soldier who lost all four limbs in a roadside bombing in iraq now has two new arms following a double transplant. 26-year-old brendan morocco will show off his arms at a news conference in the next hour. those transplants are only the seventh double hand or double arm transplants ever done in the united states. >>> severe flooding has killed four people and forced thousands of others from their homes in the northeast of australia. all from a tropical cyclone, churning just off the coast. another affect of the storm, the sea is whipping up massive amounts of foam, covering beaches and even streets. in some areas, look at these pictures, the foam is 10 feet deep. >>> more trouble for jailed former football great, jonlg simpson. tmz reports simpson owes more than $500,000 in back taxes. according to the report, the irs has just slapped him with another tax lien. that is the third time in the last 12 months. >>> bailout rage returns. cnbc's mandy drury is here with what's m
. there is a lot of fear that it is sliding backwards towards the old hosni mubarak era, jon. jon: with 85 million people in that count trite is a key player in mideast politics. conor powell, thank you. jaime: jon, you still send snail mail. jon: of course. jaime: you do? i'm shocked. starting today you have to dig a little deeper. if you want to send a letter the u.s. postal service is raising what you'll pay for stamps. a lot of folks are slipping and shraoeugd. there is a winter storm working its way from the midwest all the way to new england, our janice dean weather machine in the extreme weather center, next. anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yes! one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. live the regular life. phillips'. your doctor will say get smart about your weight. i tried weight loss plans... but their shakes aren't always made for people with diabetes. that's why there's glucerna hunger smart shakes. they have carb steady, with carbs that digest slowly to help minimiz
hosni mubarak will get a new trial. in the killings of peaceful protesters during the arab spring. mubarak will stay in jail while awaits his next court date but that's likely to happen in april. >>> the president says he has no plans to mint that $1 trillion coin. the administration would mint the coin to avert government default. >>> the corvette gets a new look with an old name for its 60th birthday, general motors revamped and revealed the new stingray as the most fuel efficient base model ever made. >>> quentin tarantino the award winning director, writer and screen producer latest it "django unchained." >> the next nominated film has been talked about for its memorable dialogue, twisty plot, incredible action, can't look away, but can't take your eyes off of the violence. quintin tarantino, nominated -- i hear you brother -- rock star. nominated for best director and screen play. >> okay, so that was on stage, but the real story. that happened backstage. entertainment correspondent michelle turner is in los angeles. guess who was backstage for those controversial comments, n
aid deal struck with former president hosni mubarak. now with mohammed morsi as the one leading egypt's government and america's uncertainty, a growing number of critics want the obama administration to pull the plug. >> jamie: over to syria. rebels fighting their way closer to assad stronghold in the capital. reports of another car bombing in damascus as well following a series of deadly attacks at a gas station in the capital that the government is blaming on the rebels. a human rights group is reporting battles south of city and on the road to the airport. meanwhile, state tv says president assad will deliver a speech tomorrow what will be his first major public statement in weeks. >> gregg: a battle over gun ownership and privacy is growing in new york state. putnam county is thrown in the national spotlight after officials deny that a local newspaper's request for local information on every piss tool permit holder. they plan to publish online like it did no two neighboring counties is plain wrong. david lee miller has more. >> a quiet suburb on the outskirts of new york city is i
giving a reason. 900 protestors died in the revolt that overthrew hosni mubarak. 300 of them killed in that city. >> heather: after the inauguration the president and vice president expected to hit the roads to push the gun control proposals that they unveiled on wednesday. the campaign styled events are aimed at ramping up pressure on congress to take action. doug is live with more on this. hi, doug. >> after the trauma of the sandy hook massacre the urgent call to limit easy access to guns have met resistance and exposed the divide over firearms. president has offered 23 different executive actions which would strengthen background checks better address mental health and call for armed officers for schools that want them. politics are fraught with danger for the president. there are 20 democratic senate seats up for grabs in 2013 including in arkansas, alaska, iowa, louisiana, colorado, new hampshire and south dakota which suggests that any gun control measures will have to be a compromise. >> everyone is trying to divert from the core issue which is there is a huge consensus in t
to the overthrow of former president hosni mubarak. >> in the meantime, new peace talks are underway in syria now about ending the ongoing violence in that country. the head of the united nations humanitarian agency arriving in damascus this evening. she will be meeting with syrian officials from the foreign ministry during a two-day visit there. her third since the conflict began back in 2011. since then, more than 60,000 have been killed, millions of others have been either forced from their homes or they live at the crossroads of constant fighting between rebels and government forces. >> well, gregg, back home now, illinois joining a growing list of states that will soon allow illegal immigrants to get a driver's license. governor pat quinn expected to sign the bill into law today. supporters say the proposal is a matter of public safety and facial recognition technology will help prevent fraud there are critics and those critics say that there have been hundreds of fraud cases, in fact, in the three other states that do allow undocumented immigrants to drive. those being new mexico, washingto
, we are going to fulfill our obligation that was signed when hosni mubarak was in office, to deliver them a lot in weapons, to almost a billion dollars worth of f-16s and tanks. >> steve: yeah. it's extraordinary because keep in mind, like brian said, we did this deal in 2010 with hosni mubarak, who was our ally even though it is egypt and egypt and israel have always had a tenuous relationship. now the guy in charge in egypt is this morsi character. he's the president. he used to head up muslim brotherhood, which hates israel and, in fact, they want to teach the kids to hate the jews and he's said of the united states that barak obama is a liar. we're giving the united states 20 of these f-16s. is that a good idea? hannity last night had a fighter pilot on who showed just what a lethal machine this is and now egypt has got 20 of them coming. >> it's equipped with a internally mounted 20-millimeter bulk and can infant this is the size of a 20-millimeter shell and it can fire these shells at the rate of 100 rounds per minute. in addition to being effective air combat mission, the f-16
spring had just toppled hosni mubarak. however, now it's dismal, dirty, and depressing and i raised the issue with president morsi. >> i was at tahrir square and it was pretty quiet. >> yes, it is. but sometimes the media is exaggerating things. there's competition, also, with tourism in the world. this means it's to try to show as if security in egypt is wrecked, which is not correct. we don't have which is suffering. sometimes. not other times. but the rest of egypt, the rest of cairo is quiet and good. >> if you get this loan from the imf, that will help? kbl that helps. that helps. that doesn't solve the whole problem but it helps. >> what's the most important thing when you come to the united states you would like to hear from the u.s. government? >> the most important thing for me is to have real friendship between egyptians and americans. >> so what does that mean? >> what that means is mutual balance of relationships. mutual benefits. now, i need to acknowledge -- i need expertise in different directions to help. i have resources. now, experience of the united states as far
are making him look more and more like hosni mubarak. >> but, jim clancy, just perspecti perspective, right, we're talking egypt and talking about another north african nation all over the headlines recently, recently mali, we know french troops are there, they need assistance, specifically in terms of weapons. and while they're fighting these insurgents in mali, the u.s. can't give them anything. why is that? >> yeah. it is because we trained the man who led the coup in mali. and the u.s. congress passed a law. we don't give assistance anymore to people who lead coups because we have recognized it is not in the interest of the united states, not in the interest of africa to have governments being toppled left and right. sit down, negotiate, make things happen diplomatically, not just a series of one coup after another. the african union is in support of this kind of a policy. we find ourselves stuck with it right now. i think the french have more than enough to handle the situation there. they seem to be making great progress. i'm less worried frankly about what is going on in mali right n
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